Lafayette Leopards men's basketball

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Lafayette Leopards
2017–18 Lafayette Leopards men's basketball team
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University Lafayette College
Head coach Fran O'Hanlon (23rd season)
Conference Patriot
Location Easton, Pennsylvania
Arena Kirby Sports Center
(Capacity: 3,500)
Nickname Leopards
Colors Maroon and White[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1957
NCAA Tournament appearances
1957, 1999, 2000, 2015
Conference tournament champions
1999, 2000, 2015
Conference regular season champions
Middle Atlantic Conference: 1946, 1949
Mid-3: 1950, 1952
ECC: 1970, 1971, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1988
Patriot League: 1998, 1999, 2000

The Lafayette Leopards men's basketball team represents Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania in NCAA Division I competition. The school's team competes in the Patriot League and plays home games in Kirby Sports Center.[2] The Leopards are currently coached by Fran O'Hanlon.

Postseason results[edit]

NCAA Tournament results[edit]

The Leopards have appeared in four NCAA Tournaments. Their combined record is 0–5.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result
1957 Regional Semifinal
Regional Third Place
N/A Syracuse
Canisius
L 71–75
L 76–82
1999 First Round #15 #2 Miami (FL) L 54–75
2000 First Round #15 #2 Temple L 47–73
2015 Second Round #16 #1 Villanova L 52–93

NIT results[edit]

The Leapards have appeared in five National Invitation Tournaments. Their combined record is 1–5.

Year Round Opponent Result
1955 First Round Niagara L 70–83
1956 First Round St. Francis (NY) L 74–85
1972 First Round
Quarterfinals
Virginia
Jacksonville
W 72–71
L 76–87
1975 First Round St. John's L 76–94
1980 First Round Virginia L 56–67

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lafayette College Full-Color Representations (PDF). Retrieved June 30, 2016. 
  2. ^ Lafayette Leopards men's basketball media guide. Accessed March 9, 2012.

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